Seattle Public Transit Ranked Best in Nation

Updated on: 9/10/2019

The study from WalletHub ranked Seattle’s public transit best overall using metrics including accessibility and convenience, safety and reliability and resources. 

Seattle’s public transit earned a total score of 77.97, narrowly beating out Boston with a 77.84, followed by San Francisco, Washington DC, and Madison Wisconsin.

Source: WalletHub

 

Seattle boasted the 3rd shortest average commute time as opposed to being tied with Chicago for the most annual hours spent in congestion per auto commuter, only better than Washington DC and Boston.

Seattle’s fleet of busses also boasts the 5th lowest average lifetime miles in active vehicles and according to KOMO reporting ranked 8th in fewest public transit injuries.  

Seattle Metro Bus Injures

Glowing reviews and high national rankings are fantastic and being ranked best in the nation is a huge accomplishment for our cities public transit system.

Unfortunately, our team works with the reality of being 8th best injuries. Davis Law Group has represented bus passengers, pedestrians, and other drivers who have been injured by the public transit system so many of us rely on.

Transit accidents can be caused by any number of things, bus drivers, like anyone, can make mistakes, and those can be deadly. Other drivers can also cause accidents, or even force bus drivers to make an abrupt stop or turn which can injure passengers on a bus.

But beyond human error, bus accidents can also come due to failure to maintain equipment and mechanical failures.

If you or a loved one are injured in an accident involving Seattle metro, the Seattle Bus Accident Attorneys at Davis Law Group are here to help. To request a free consultation and accident evaluation call 206-727-4000 or use the chat or contact options on this page.

 

Transit Case Results

Listed below is a small sample of our Case Results in Bus & Transit Accident Settlements & Verdicts

$2.9 Million Settlement For Wrongful Death Bus Accident

$2.7 Million Settlement For Pedestrian Struck By Bus In Crosswalk

$1,000,000 settlement for bus accident victim who suffers brain injury.

$415,000 Brain Injury Settlement for Boy Hit by SUV While Exiting Bus

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Christopher M. Davis is principal attorney and founder of Davis Law Group, P.S. in Seattle, WA.
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